Started studying Bushcraft in 1997 and holds over 10 relevant qualifications including
walking group leader, camping group leader and forest school leader. He writes and
produces videos on the subject of wild food as “THE HEDGE CHEF” appearing in magazines
and has a regular wild food blog at www.food-mag.co.uk/blogs He has been an Electrical
Engineer, Architectural Draughtsman and held an international role at one of the
worlds largest banks, responsible for the design of their buildings. Interested
in sustainability he worked with an international environmental group on climate
change before moving to the Wye Valley in 1999 to study and teach nature awareness
and wilderness skills.
Karen provides professional support in respect of the activities we offer which require
skills in coaching and learning and development. Karen’s extensive experience in
Project Management, Human Resources and Learning & Development was gained in her
career with one of the Big 4 professional services firms and her expertise has continued
to strengthen and develop since establishing Simple Effective Solutions Ltd in 2003.
She is qualified in Neuro Linguistic Programming (Master Practitioner), Coaching
(NLP Coach) and Emotional Intelligence. Working with Alan has enabled her to develop
her knowledge of the natural world and how to use it directly as a powerful mechanism
for learning and development.
Wilderness Discovery is the outdoor learning element of our company Simple Effective
Solutions Ltd. A company which specialises in project management, event management
and training. We work with a number of associates who are experts in their own respective
fields and they enable us to provide to our clients areas of expertise which enhance
the experiences we offer. They include subjects such as canoeing, falconry, archery
and psychometric profiling in respect of our learning and development programmes.
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